The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 177 160 188
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 36 46 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.90% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.92% 2.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 13
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1875 2077 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.55% 40.47% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1698 1343
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +8 18 £54,000 +45.94% 2
Worcestershire +2 11 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Staffordshire -8 4 £25,000 -21.87%
Birmingham -25 3 £31,000 -17.33%
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) Degree
4 12 (23.53%) Retail
5 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Law
6 9 (17.65%) Finance
6 9 (17.65%) C++
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (15.69%) C#
7 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
7 8 (15.69%) Scrum
7 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Linux
8 7 (13.73%) Citrix
8 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.76%) .NET
9 6 (11.76%) MS Office
9 6 (11.76%) WPF
9 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.80%) TickIT
10 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.80%) UNIX
10 5 (9.80%) FMCG

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SAP EP
1 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.92%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 12 (23.53%) Retail
2 11 (21.57%) Law
3 9 (17.65%) Finance
4 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) MI Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Development Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Qt Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
1 6 (11.76%) WPF
2 4 (7.84%) Qt
2 4 (7.84%) MFC
3 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) FMCG
4 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.88%) Biotechnology
5 2 (3.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) IVR
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) Wiki
6 1 (1.96%) EPoS
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) Scrum
2 8 (15.69%) TDD
2 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Information Management
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) VC++
5 3 (5.88%) COBOL
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) TickIT
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
2 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Xilinx
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